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WGUS84 KMEG 210228
FLSMEG
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
828 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for the Tallahatchie River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A followup Flood Statement will be issued Thursday or sooner if
conditions warrant.

For graphical river and flood information...please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers
and Lakes.

Do not drive through flooded areas...turn around don't drown.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.

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MSC135-220227-


828 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tallahatchie River at Locopolis
* from Saturday February 23 until Sunday February 24.
* At 5 AM Sunday the stage was 30.9 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 33.0 feet on Saturday February 23.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* At 33.0 feet...Flooding is occurring along both banks of the river.

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LAT...LON 3408 9046 3401 9021 3406 9005 3389 9005
3390 9033 3398 9046




WGUS84 KMEG 210229
FLSMEG
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
829 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for the Tallahatchie River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A followup Flood Statement will be issued Thursday or sooner if
conditions warrant.

For graphical river and flood information...please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers
and Lakes.

Do not drive through flooded areas...turn around don't drown.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.

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MSC135-220229-


829 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tallahatchie River near Swan Lake
* from Thursday February 21 until further notice.
* At 8 PM Wednesday the stage was 25.8 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 27.0 feet on Monday February 25.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday February 21 and
continue to rise to near 27.0 feet by Monday February 25.
* At 27.0 feet...Farmland flooding is occurring near the river.

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LAT...LON 3398 9046 3390 9033 3389 9005 3381 9002
3381 9046





WGUS64 KMEG 202134
FFAMEG

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
Flood Watch
National Weather Service Memphis TN
334 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...Heavy Rainfall and the Threat of Flash Flooding returns to the
Mid-South Thursday afternoon and continues through Saturday
night...

.A frontal boundary will lift back north tomorrow afternoon and
interact with several upper level disturbances Thursday through
Saturday night. As a result, the Mid-South will experience
multiple rounds of heavy rainfall over the next several days.
Another 2 to 4 inches of rainfall is expected...with isolated
higher amounts to 6 inches or more. Heavy rainfall on top of fully
saturated grounds and swollen rivers and creeks will likely cause
flash flooding.

ARZ035-036-048-049-058-MSZ001>017-020>024-TNZ020>022-049>055-
088>092-211200-


Cross-Crittenden-St. Francis-Lee AR-Phillips-DeSoto-Marshall-
Benton MS-Tippah-Alcorn-Tishomingo-Tunica-Tate-Prentiss-Coahoma-
Quitman-Panola-Lafayette-Union-Pontotoc-Lee MS-Itawamba-
Tallahatchie-Yalobusha-Calhoun-Chickasaw-Monroe-Gibson-Carroll-
Benton TN-Tipton-Haywood-Crockett-Madison-Chester-Henderson-
Decatur-Shelby-Fayette-Hardeman-McNairy-Hardin-
Including the cities of Wynne, West Memphis, Forrest City,
Marianna, Helena, West Helena, Southaven, Olive Branch,
Holly Springs, Ashland, Ripley MS, Corinth, Iuka, Tunica,
Senatobia, Booneville, Clarksdale, Marks, Batesville, Oxford,
New Albany, Pontotoc, Tupelo, Fulton, Charleston, Water Valley,
Coffeeville, Bruce, Calhoun City, Houston, Okolona, Amory,
Aberdeen, Humboldt, Milan, Huntingdon, Camden, Covington,
Brownsville, Alamo, Jackson, Henderson, Lexington, Parsons,
Decaturville, Bartlett, Germantown, Collierville, Memphis,
Millington, Somerville, Oakland, Bolivar, Selmer, and Savannah
334 PM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Memphis has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of East Arkansas, North
Mississippi, and West Tennessee, including the following
areas, in East Arkansas, Crittenden, Cross, Lee, Phillips, and
St. Francis. In North Mississippi, Alcorn, Benton, Calhoun,
Chickasaw, Coahoma, DeSoto, Itawamba, Lafayette, Lee,
Marshall, Monroe, Panola, Pontotoc, Prentiss, Quitman,
Tallahatchie, Tate, Tippah, Tishomingo, Tunica, Union, and
Yalobusha. In West Tennessee, Benton, Carroll, Chester,
Crockett, Decatur, Fayette, Gibson, Hardeman, Hardin, Haywood,
Henderson, Madison, McNairy, Shelby, and Tipton.

* From Thursday afternoon through Saturday evening

* An additional 2 to 4 inches of rainfall is expected across the
watch area with isolated higher amounts.


* Street flooding will be a hazard for motorists. Low-lying and
poor drainage areas will be at risk for flash flooding, as well
as small streams.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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WGUS84 KMEG 201634
FLSMEG
Flood Statement
National Weather Service Memphis TN
1034 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for the Coldwater River...Little
Tallahatchie Canal...Tallahatchie River.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A followup Flood Statement will be issued later today.

For graphical river and flood information...please go to
www.weather.gov and click near Memphis on the map, then select Rivers
and Lakes.

Do not drive through flooded areas...turn around don't drown.

Stay tuned to your weather radio and your local news media for the
latest river information.

&&

MSC119-211633-


1034 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Coldwater River at Marks
* from Friday February 22 until Sunday February 24.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 37.7 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 39.0 feet on Friday February 22.
* Flood stage is 39.0 feet.
* At 39.0 feet...Low lying farm land is flooded in Northern Quitman
County

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LAT...LON 3452 9042 3452 9013 3437 9007 3421 9010
3421 9046 3443 9045




MSC135-211633-


1034 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tallahatchie River at Locopolis
* from Saturday February 23 until Sunday February 24.
* At 6 AM Wednesday the stage was 32.1 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 33.0 feet on Saturday February 23.
* Flood stage is 33.0 feet.
* At 33.0 feet...Flooding is occurring along both banks of the river.

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LAT...LON 3408 9046 3401 9021 3406 9005 3389 9005
3390 9033 3398 9046




MSC135-211633-


1034 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Tallahatchie River near Swan Lake
* from Thursday February 21 until further notice.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 25.5 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Flood stage is 26.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Thursday February 21 and
continue to rise to near 27.0 feet by Monday February 25.
Additional rises are possible thereafter.
* At 27.0 feet...Farmland flooding is occurring near the river.

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LAT...LON 3398 9046 3390 9033 3389 9005 3381 9002
3381 9046




MSC071-093-145-211633-


1034 AM CST Wed Feb 20 2019

The Flood Warning continues for
the Little Tallahatchie Canal at Etta near New Albany
* from Wednesday February 20 until Thursday February 21.
* At 10 AM Wednesday the stage was 24.6 feet.
* Minor flooding is forecast.
* Maximum forecast stage of 27.5 feet on Thursday February 21.
* Flood stage is 25.0 feet.
* Forecast to rise above flood stage by Wednesday February 20 and
continue to rise to near 27.5 feet by Thursday February 21.The
river may fall below flood stage by Thursday February 21.
* At 28.0 feet...Crop land flooding is very extensive and water
begins to cover County Highway 46. County Highway 47 has 1 to 2
feet of water over the unpaved portions. Evacuations become
necessary due to access problems.

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LAT...LON 3466 8944 3466 8910 3446 8912 3434 8925
3441 8944